James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook
03 March 2017, 19:30 - 21:30
James Gilchrist and Anna Tilbrook are celebrating a remarkable 20 years of performances as a duo, and we are delighted that they will be in residence across our Spring Weekend. Their programme tonight includes Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte, Vaughan Williams’ Songs of Travel, and songs by Britten and Ravel.
After the concert, Friends of Oxford Lieder and members of the Schubert Circle are warmly invited to join the artists for an informal drinks reception at the Vaults. Please click here to find out more about becoming a Friend of Oxford Lieder.
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Before this evening's performance, enjoy a delicious dinner at the Vaults & Garden Cafe in Radcliffe Square. Book here.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
- 1. At day-close in November
- 2. Midnight on the Great Western 'The journeying boy'
- 3. Wagtail and baby 'A satire'
- 4. The little old table
- 5. The choirmaster's burial 'The tenor man's story'
- 6. Proud songsters 'Thrushes, finches and nightingales'
- 7. At the railway station, Upway 'The convict and the boy with the violin'
- 8. Before life and after
- ~~~ Interval ~~~
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)
TenorJames Gilchrist began his working life as a doctor, turning to a full-time career in music in 1996. His musical interest was fired at a young age, singing first as a chorister in the choir of New College, Oxford, and later as a choral scholar at King’s College, Cambridge. James’ extensive concert repertoire has seen him perform in major concert halls throughout the world with conductors including Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir Roger Norrington, Bernard Labadie, Harry Christophers, Harry Bicket and the late Richard Hickox. A mast... Read Full Biography
PianistAnna Tilbrook has collaborated with many leading singers and instrumentalists including James Gilchrist, Ian Bostridge, Lucy Crowe, Sarah Tynan, Barbara Hannigan, Emma Bell, Nick Daniel, Natalie Clein, Philip Dukes and Guy Johnston, as well as the Fitzwilliam, Carducci, Sacconi, Elias, Navarra and Barbirolli String Quartets. Since her debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1999 she has become a regular artist at all the leading concert halls and festivals. She has also accompanied Jose Carreras, Angela Georghiu and Bryn Terfel in televised concerts. ... Read Full Biography
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